By: Midn. Chang L.J
It was 1993 when a new beginning had begun. A new chapter in the seafaring industry unfolds and arouse. It was the time the Asian Institute of Maritime Studies (AIMS) made its hallmark on the maritime world.
Towering over Pasay City, the noticeable lighthouse architecture had caught myriads of attention. For a fact, lighthouses are known as a means of guide to sailors so they`ll never get lost through vast ocean. Founder and father of AIMS Capt. Lino Paterno Paderangga once said, “We can never change the direction of the wind but as one family we can always adjust our sails to reach the port of our destination”, words of wisdom that had touch the hearts of neophytes like me. Proving this, the Institute equips future seafarers the best Maritime Education they deserve whether in the field of Marine Transportation or Engineering. Achievement Integrity Mastery and Service. You will never be lost with AIMS. Over a period of time the Asian Institute of Maritime Studies had proven it`s worth. Both local and international arena.
Everything is changing except change. Starting from its very humble beginnings, AIMS has sailed the borderline of success and accomplishments. Assuring its entire passenger a bright journey towards attaining their goals in life.
Better among the Best
“I think Aims will be one of the top and leading Maritime school in Manila for Maritime University status.” * C/M Rufo Gene Dolar
(Dean MC College)
Forward march! Yes you got it right. AIMS Maritime College (MC) is up with a bang for 2012 and years to come.
Earlier this year new infrastructures were built and still being build namely; an additional deck/floor on the MMCP dormitory to accommodate more students, a soon to be constructed 12 storey building located at the former site of M/V Buffalo and a plan to put up a new Buffalo house (ME LABORATORY) at Annex. A definitely blazing...